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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands
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Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands

 Enjoy the Sister's Meal Festival (Valentine's Day for the Miao) in April and the famous Lusheng Festival in November amid a kaleidoscope of colorful local ethnic groups. Wonder at the incredible artistry and detail of the textiles of the different Miao and Dong and other hill tribe villages in Guizhou, China's least traveled province. From batik to embroidery to jewelry, from festivals to daily life, this trip is an ethnologist, textile collector or designer's dream. Sit down with the villagers, learn their sewing and batik techniques, play with the children, enjoy the ceremonies and try out their delicious food. Your journey begins in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province. From Guiyang, you will travel to a series of Miao and Dong villagers, many rarely visited by westerners, before returning to Guiyang. Not only is this a journey of people and wonderful villages, but you can shop and shop and shop!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: China, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: April, October
  • FROM: $4350.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Guizhou and Guanxi: Festival, Peoples and their Lands

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Myanmar Odyssey
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Myanmar Odyssey

Myanmar is a country caught in a time warp, isolated from the rest of the world for more than 30 years, and leaping precipitously into modernity. Each day new shops spring up. Modern hotels are under construction in every city. Restaurants are catering to a rapidly growing tourist market. This trip covers some of the highlights of Burma, traveling from Yangon and Pegu, at the mouth of the Irawaddy River, up to Inle Lake in Shan State, east to Pindaya; northeast to the Mandalay and the ancient kingdom of Amarapura. Then you turn south to Bagan, city of 5,000 pagodas; and Mt. Popa, home to the nats, before returning to Yangon. For beachgoers, from Yangon, there is an extension to Ngapali for a bit of R&R.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Myanmar, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February, November
  • FROM: $5,195.00
  • DURATION: 26 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Myanmar Odyssey

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Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts
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Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts

 This special trip blends the luxury of Rajasthan - its palaces, forts, and art – with the charm of the desert and the radiance of its people. Moreover, you have a chance to taste the rich culture of Delhi and Agra along the way.

Your program begins at the Imperial in Delhi. From here, you visit the Old City and get a sense of the religious and cultural diversity of the place. Next, you travel to Udaipur, with its lake, palaces and bustling old city, as well as its beautiful countryside. Crossing the desert, you head to Jodhpur and then on to Nagaur to enjoy the festival in the winter and the town in the fall.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, October
  • FROM: $5,995.00
  • DURATION: 13 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Rajasthan: Decadence, Deserts and Desserts

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Exploring the Lycian Shore
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Exploring the Lycian Shore

As we travel beneath towering mountains falling vertically into crystal blue seas, we visit quaint Turkish villages, hidden rock coves, wooded inlets and magnificent ruins of the Roman, Greek, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Nowhere in the world is there such a rich mix of culture and history as in Turkey, which our local guides bring to life as we travel. Come see more of what our unique, adventure cruise to Turkey can offer you!

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Yachting and Barging
  • WHERE: Turkey, Turkey, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: September, October
  • FROM: $4,990
  • DURATION: 15 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho
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Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho

 A most unusual program combining Sikkim and Assam, with Delhi, Varanasi, Khajuraho and Kolkata. The journey combines visits to Panna National Park near Khajuraho and rarely visited Orang National Park in Assam.

Along the way, you search for Gangetic Dolphins, take boat rides on the Brahmaputra and Ganges Rivers - two of India's holiest rivers - wander sacred lakes and monasteries in Sikkim and enjoy the sacred rituals of Varanasi.

Then, of course, there are the people - tribal villagers in Assam, Buddhists in Sikkim, sadhus in Varanasi and many more!

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: February, November
  • FROM: $6,295.00
  • DURATION: 16 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Rivers, Rhinos and Religion:Assam, Sikkim, Varanasi and Khajuranho

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Tigers and Travels in India
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Tigers and Travels in India

Recognized by National Geographic Traveler magazine as a "Tour of a Lifetime" and one of their "10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back."
Our Tigers and Travels trip to India is an in-depth and comprehensive India tour dedicated to the search for the elusive tiger and discovery of ancient civilizations out of which arose the contemporary cultural and spiritual fabric of modern India. We learn about Project Tiger, and efforts to bring tigers back from the brink of extinction in Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks. The timeless truths of our humanity are revealed in the old city of New Delhi, the Moghul masterpiece of the Taj Mahal in Agra, Khajuraho's spectacular erotic temples, and the sacred city of Varanasi on the Ganges. Amongst the forts, the walled cities of Jaipur, Jodphur and Udaipur, and the surrounding countryside, we walk among rural villages of Rajasthan and dine with descendants of royal families, all of whom share insights of their daily life. The castles and palaces of unequaled grandeur, echoes of Indian royalty and British Raj, are reflected in the comfort and charm of our historic boutique accommodations connecting us to a place and its people for a truly transforming India travel experience.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, March, October
  • FROM: $6,995
  • DURATION: 19 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Tigers and Travels in India

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South India Karnataka and Kerala Adventure
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South India Karnataka and Kerala Adventure

Southern India is a magical experience for the traveler who enjoys wildlife, native culture and temples, and the spices and cooking of tropical climes. Our route takes us to the most beautiful palace in India at Mysore, through picturesque hill towns with shrines, temples and monasteries of great religious, cultural and historic importance. You stay in a tree house at a family spice plantation amongst virgin rainforests and mist-clad mountains, the homeland of indigenous tribal communities. Venture on jeep and boat safaris through Nagarhole National Park, famous for protecting large herds of wild elephant and other animals of the jungle. Continue traveling south through Kerala towards the Arabian Sea and the lush backwaters of the Malabar. Kick back in a private houseboat, wander in the historic town of Kochi and enjoy one of the most sumptuous coastal cuisines in the world.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations, Multisport Trips - Active Adventure Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, April, Contact us for availability
  • FROM: $4,395
  • DURATION: 12 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: South India Karnataka and Kerala Adventure

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Nepal: The Manaslu Circuit
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Nepal: The Manaslu Circuit

 The Manaslu Circuit is one of the most beautiful, challenging and diverse treks offered today in Nepal. The path is a cultural exposé of Nepal and its different ethnic and religious groups – Brahmin, Chhetri, Magar, Gurung, Buddhist and others. Additionally, you get a vivid sense of the terrain in this tiny country, hiking from the tropical areas around Aarughat Bazaar at 1,870 feet all the way up to the glacial moraines of Larkya La at 17,175 feet a difference of 15,305 feet! This is not a trek for the faint of heart, but a spectacular experience for the adventurous in good physical condition.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Nepal, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: March, November
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 19 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Nepal: The Manaslu Circuit

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Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand
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Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand

Beginning in the Thai capital of Bangkok with its incredible Grand Palace, this trip takes you up into the hills of the northwestern part of Thailand, with its panoply of different ethnic groups, rivers, elephant training camps and vibrant cities. Your path will wend from Chiang Rai and the infamous Golden Triangle down to Chiang Mai with its wonderful crafts and people over to Mae Hong Son and Pai. You'll even cross into Myanmar.
 

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Thailand, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: Contact us for availability
  • FROM: $3,295.00
  • DURATION: 12 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
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Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

 Indochine... the name calls to mind the magical world of the Mekong, a blend of the Vietnamese ocean-oriented society, the charm of Laos and the magnificent Cambodian Khmer civilization.

You begin in Saigon where you can journey out into the Mekong Delta and then head to Hanoi via the charming town of Hoi An. From Hanoi, you fly to Luang Prabang and spend several days exploring this quaint Laotian city. Continuing to Vientiane, you then catch a flight to Cambodia. Your journey finishes in Siem Reap, exploring the temples of the Angkor Civilization.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, November, December
  • FROM: $4,295.00
  • DURATION: 15 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Indochine: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

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